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VENDOR SLATE COMPANY 

PRODUCERS OF HIGHEST QUALITY ARCHITECTURAL SLATE ROOFS 



MAIN OFFICES AND SERVICE DEPARTMENT : EASTON, PENNSYLVANIA 

ARCHITECTS' SERVICE DEPT. AND EXHIBIT loi Park Avenue, NEW YORK CITY 

VERMONT BRANCH OFFICE : : Humphrey Block, POULTNEY, VT. 

CONCENTRATION YARD AND STORAGE WAREHOUSES / KAJV^rsJ K r^D AKn/ir i c kt v 

FOR ASSEMBLING AND SHIPPING ARCHITECTURAL SLATE \ MIDDLE GRANVILLE, N. Y. 

STORAGE WAREHOUSE : : : 6600 Hamilton Ave., PITTSBURGH, PA. 

STORAGE WAREHOUSE : • : 1548 Vandeventer Ave., ST. LOUIS, MO. 

BRANCH OFFICES 
CHICAGO. ILL.. MARQUETTE BLDG. COLUMBUS, OHIO, ATLAS BLDG. 

WASHINGTON. D C, BOND BLDG. CINCINNATI. OHIO, GERKE BLDG. 

DETROIT, M[CH., HOFFMAN BLDG. HARTFORD, CONN., AMER. IND. BLDG. 

LONDON, ENG . MARTIN LANE MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., BLDRS. EX. 

LOS ANGELES, CAL., WEST SIXTH STREET at MANHATTAN 



BANGOR, PENNA. 
GRANVILLE, N. Y. 



QUARRY OPERATIONS 

PEN ARGYL, PENNA. SLATINGTON. PENNA. 

NORTH GRANVILLE, N. Y. POULTNEY, VT. FAIRHAVEN, VT. 




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INTRO DUCTORY 

THE VENDOR SLATE COMPANY, with its own productions in 
Pennsylvania and Vermont, and in conjunction with its allied quarry 
operations in every slate region, is without doubt the largest and most 
important slate organization in the World. 

In the Bangor Pennsylvania region, it owns and operates the famous " OLD 
BANGOR" quarry which has been producing the highest quality slate since the 
year 1868. In addition to the Old Bangor the Vendor through its allied interests 
is in exclusive control of the productions of six other large operations which represent 
about 90 per cent, of the total output of '^GENUINE BANGOR SLATE." 

In the Pen Argyl region of Pennsylvania, the Vendor has four operations and in 
the Slatington district it operates the well known ''GENUINE WASHINGTON" 
and " PROVIDENT " quarries, and controls the production of a large number 
of quarries operating on the "BIG BEDS"- the combined output in the Slatington 
region is about 90 per cent, of the total. 

In the Vermont territory the Vendor Slate Company is by far the most important 
factor. It owns the only quarry operating on ''RED SLATE" and either operates 
or controls the production of every class of Slate named or featured m this catalogue. 

The reserve stocks of the Vendor Slate Company in the various slate regions 
are m excess of the combmed stocks of all other slate operators. 



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TO THE ARCHITECT: 

CORRECT IN TRADITION, correct in taste, correct in simple unoffending 
values, Slate alone of all roofing materials supplies the required architectural 
note and at the same time serves the modern necessities of investment, 
permanence, and fire proof qualities. 

High Class roof effects, both period reproduction and personal styles being now 
familiar through numberless examples and published photographs in the Architectural 
press, is our reason for purposely avoiding the insertion in this Catalogue of any 
photographs of buildings on which the roofs have been covered with Slate from 
the Vendor Slate Company's quarries — it is obvious that a photograph of a 
building cannot give any adequate representation of the color values in the completed 
roof so we are relying on the colored plates to convey the appearance of the 
material itself; it is much easier to visualize the roof effect through a study of these 
plates than by any other means. 

The descriptions and classifications in this catalogue can be accepted as standard 
and they cover all slate produced in American quarries. To avoid confusion and 
disappointment all offerings of slate under any other classification or description should 
be avoided and considered as being misleading and often totally different from what 
the name would imply. 



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ROOF DESIGN AND SERVICE 



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HE VENDOR SLATE COMPANY is in the best possible position to 
accept, execute and deliver orders for Slate Roofing — either Architectural 
or Commercial. 



There is maintained in Easton and in New York City an augmented 
Department of Architectural Slate of the highest technical and architectural 
efficiency working directly with Architects, or the Roofing Contractor, either 
collaborating or in full commission, thus simplifying roof responsibility and assuring 
successful results. The service is without charge, includes suggestions where desired, 
and approximate costs — if drawings are submitted they enable us to complete a 
valuable and satisfying service. 

The Vendor Architectural Department is prepared to furnish special layouts 
for any type of roof either in all standard thickness in varying lengths and widths, 
or in graduated thicknesses and varying lengths and widths. These proposals 
contemplate the use of slate of various colors in combination of colorful or subdued 
effects in Architectural textures such as Mettowee Stone or in smooth surfaced 
material. The Vendor Slate Company's inter-regional production and exceptional 
shipping facilities enable the assembling of pleasmg color combinations at a 
minimum cost. 



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VENDOR SERVICE IN PENNSYLVANIA 

THE LARGE STOCKS OF SLATE available at all times at the numerous 
Pennsylvania quarries of the Vendor Slate Company allow of the prompt 
loading and shipment of orders for Blue-Grey Slate in commercial thickness; 
practically all the Pennsylvania quarries have railroad sidings directly into the 
storage yards and rush orders are frequently loaded and shipped on the same day 
that the order is received. 



CONCENTRATION YARDS IN VERMONT 

The Vendor Slate Company maintains concentration yards and warehouses 
(steel construction) of very large capacity with private railroad sidings for the purpose 
of assembling orders for "Mettowee Stone" and all other grades and classifications 
of Colored Slate Roofings. 

This ensures accuracy in the grouping of the different lengths and thicknesses 
of Slate for graduated roofs and allows expert loading and thorough inspection 
before release of car. No other Slate organization is in a position to offer this 
class of service. 



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PENNSYLVANIA SLATES 



GENUINE BANGOR — a rich Blue-Grey slate of the highest quaUty produced 
in the famous quarries at Bangor, Pennsylvania — hundreds of thousands of 
Roofs testify to its quality. 

"GENUINE BANGOR" Slate is sold under two separate classifications - 

"Clear" (see Plate Number I) and "Semi-Clear" (see Plate Number II)— the 

quality is the same — the appearance on the roof is identical - but the use of 
Semi -Clear allows of a considerable saving in cost. 

"GENUINE BANGOR" Semi-Clear Slate is specified by the United States 
Government on numerous strurtures — it is now being applied on U. S. Veterans' 
Hospital buildings at various points and other projects of a similar character. 
NOTE: "Genutne Bangor" Slate needs no further recommendation than 
Its name. To protect architects and users against the substitution of inferior 
grades, the producers have formed the "Bangor Slate Association" and with 
all shipments of Genuine Bangor" Slate is furnished a certificate of the 
Association. It ,s safe to assume that any slate offered under any name 
hyphenated with Bangor, (except 'Genuine Bangor") such as Albion-Banoor 
is a substitution of much inferior material. " 

"GENUINE BANGOR" Slate is worid-renowned and . constandy shipped 
to England. Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and even Wales, the greatest slate- 
producing country in the world. 

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"GENUINE BANGOR" CLEAR 




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"GENUINE BANGOR" SEMI-CLEAR 



CERTIFICATE SLATE 



CERTIFICATE SLATE 



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GENUINE WASHING _ .. 

(PLATE NO. Ill) 



BIG BED 



A rich Dark Blue Slate of exceptional qi \d unfading color. On roofs 

of large area where uniformity of color is of imporrance this Slate is unequalled owing 
to the absence of varying Shades of tone usua^ /ith in Dark Slates. 

The Genuine Washington Big Beds are so named because of the unusual size 
of the beds of Slate, the largest of which has a thickness of forty-three feet. The 
quarries from which this Slate is obtained are in the Slatington district of Pennsylvania 
and the production is sold exclusively by the Vendor Slate Company It is constantly 
specified by the United States Goverment for use on public buildings on account of 
its quality and dependability of color. 

BLUE-GREY SLATE 

—ARCHITECTURAL QUALITY- 
PLATE NO. IV 

This Slate is produced from seleaed beds m both the Bangor and Slatington 
Slate regions of Pennsylvania. On account of its rough texture and color it is of 
Architectural value for heavy graduated effects on buOdings of a severe type of 
Architecture. It also blends well with Colored Slates of dark tone and especially so 
with Clear Purples or dark variegated (Plate XV). In combmation with dark Purples 
It is especially effective on roofs of Ecclesiastical structures as it provides a roof with 
Color and yet of dark value. 



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•GENUINE WASHINGTON BIG BED" 




CERTIFICATE SLATE 



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BLUE-GREY SLATE 

ARCHITECTURAL QUALITY 



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ETTOWEE 
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ALONG THE BORDER LINE of the States of Vermont and New York 
and only a few miles from the world famous marble quames lie the 
Penrhyn Hills, bordered by a comparatively small stream known as the 
Menowee River. 

This range of hills contains deposits of the most beautiful slate rock in 
Amenca— m fact it is so similar to the slate produced in the renowned "Penrhyn" 
quames of Wales that the name "Penrhyn" was given them by the Welshmen who 
first exploited them. 

In the early days of these quames the demand was entirelv confined to a smooth 
surfaced, even colored slate and whilst large quantities of "Purple"' and "Green" 
roofing slates of this type were produced, the rougher textured rock of varied colors 
which was more difficult to "split" was discarded and thrown on the waste heaps 
At a later date the general depression and period of low pnces combined with the 
cessation of budding aamties n^de the operations unremunerative and the quames 
were closed down tor a penod of about 20 years. 

In the intenm the beauties of the old slate roofe of England and other pans of 
Europe w_ere studied and became fully appreaated by American Architeas and the 
demand for similar materials became persistent, and large; this meant an entirely 
changed concepnon of the matenal necess.ues of a slate roof-a transition from the 
stnaly commeraal matenal to a highly Architectural Texturefril requirement 



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METTOWEE STONE 

COLOR A 

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PLATE V 
METTOWEE STONE 

MOTTLED GREY 

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METTOWEE STONE — (Continued) 

The "Vendor" organization being in constant touch with the Architedural 
profession promptly realized the importance of the changed demand and careflil 
surveys disclosed the fact that practically aU the desirable deposits of material were 
concentrated in the Penrhyn Hills— they are now exclusively "Vendor" operations. 

"Mettowee Stone" is necessarily the production of highly skUled crafismen-the 
quarrying, sphtting and dressing is entirely done by hand exacriy as it was done in the 
Welsh quarries a hundred years ago_no other method could produce the results. 

The quarrying of the rock is of itself a highly skiUed operation in order to avoid 
shattering the most valuable blocks-the "spUtting" of the blocks into the desired 
thickness of a satisfactory texture of Architectural quality and the "trimming" to a 
suitable size can only be undertaken by craftsmen who have had a life training- in 
almost every instance they are native Welshmen. 

In the offering of "Mettowee Stone" the Vendor Slate Company assures the 
Architectural Profession that the quality, blend of colors, and general Architectura 
excellence is unequaUed by any other slate deposits m America. The exposure of the 
rock in the numerous quarry openings for so many years has produced weathered 
and colorfueffeas that are impossible of duplication from freshly opened quai^ es 
A roof of Mettowee Stone" has the immediate effect of a roof that has beenlTd 
for a great number of years -meUowness of color and beauty of texture. 

The colored plates are photographic reprodua.ons - exact in detail of texture 
and true to color, and are intended to in a great measure dispense with the nece^S 
o burdening the Architect with actual samples of the Slate when plans are Tn h^ 
preliminary stage-samples however will be submitted whenever requLed 



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METTOWEE STONE 

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WEATHERING GREEN 
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IN REFERENCE TO METTOWEE STONE 

Mettowee Stone is essentially an Archited's Slate and especially adaptable 
to roofs where texture, color, general excellence and integrity of the material itself in 
addition to the architectural effectiveness, is the paramount object. 

The plates showing examples of the colorings obtainable in Mettowee Stone 
should be considered as representative of the different beds of the Slate rather than 
as an exact sample, as minor variations exist both in shadings and texture. 

Mettowee Stone is not offered in standard or commercial thicknesses as the 
more highly colored effeas are procurable only by following the natural line of cleavage 
which varies considerably, but rarely allowing of a less thickness than three 
eighths of an inch. 



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METTOWEE STONE 

COLOR B 
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PLATE X 

METTOWEE STONE 

METTOWEE RED 
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RED SLATE 



THE VENDOR SLATE COMPANY'S Red quarries, situated m New York 
State near the Vermont State Line, are the only quarries in the entire United 
States now producing Red Slate in commercial quantities. This deposit is the 
largest ever operated and the material produced is excellent in color, cleavage and 
strength and is positively unfading— in fact, the color becomes more pleasing with age. 
There are three distinct beds of rock varying only m texture and markings, namely, 

CLEAR RED — OLD RED — DUOTONE RED 



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Vendor '^Old Red" Slate has been selected for the entire series of buildmgs now 
course of construction near Farmington, Conn., and known as "Avon College." 

These buildings which will cover many acres, are without doubt the most 
wonderful example of medieval architeaure m America and the selection of a suitable 
roofing material was one of the important problems confronting the Architect. 

After a close study of almost every type of tUe from old European buildings 
these materials were finally discarded by Architect Theodate Pope in favor of Vendor 
-Old Red- Slate in very heavy daicknesses, as in addition to its superiority of color it 
possessed the required Rough Texmre which is lacking m tile. The magnitude of the 
Slate requirements can be real.zed by the statement that between three and four 
thousand tons will be required for the entire group of buildings. 



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PLATE XI 

METTOWEE STONE 

COLOR C 
(FROM PENRHYN HILL) 




PLATE XI 

METTOWEE STONE 

COLOR D 
(FROM PENRHYN HILL) 



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VtRUELITE UNFADING GREEN 

(PLATE NO XrVl 



Verdciite Unlading Green is a production ot the 'Tenhryn" and "Eureka" 
Quarries in the nordi Poultncy distria of Vermont. It is of a shade of green that 
is not only uniform and posinvely unfading, but has none of the dullness or grey color 
so cliaracteristic of all other so<allcd unfadmg greens. When first laid on the roof 
it is a light green, but it soon assumes a uniformly dark rich green that is pernvancnt 
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'K>th the "Penrhyn" and "Eureka" Quames are operated exclusively for the 
f^ Company and their productiom cannot be purchased elsewhere. 



Substituuons of Weathering Green under the guise of "Semi-Fading Green" or 
more boldly under the cUssdication of "Unfiding Green" ate frequent and not always 
"" ' ■ ^"^ ^cntuaUy diey are disastrous m the roof effea as the color 

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VARIEGATED GREEN AND PURPLE 

(PLATE NO. XV) 

An unfading Slate in which the Purple and Green is so beautifully blended 
that it resembles an Opal in appearance. The different beds of the quarry from 
which this Slate is obtained vary in shadings; the color plate No. XV is a repro- 
duaion of one of the darker Slates whilst plate No. XVIII depicts one of the light 
shades. Generally speaking there are two classifications —light and dark, as shown m 
the color plates. This Slate has remarkably good texture and the quality is excellent; 
it makes a beautiful roof without any other mixture but blends well in a mixture of 
Dark Grey and Unfading Green. 



MOTTLED PURPLE 

(PLATE NO. XVI) 



The purple color ,n this Slate is not permanent ,t gradually fades to a brownish 
color which however is not objectionable in mixture provided a good percentage of 
Clear Unfading Purple « used m conjunction with Weathering Greens, which can 
be further improved by the addition of some Dark Grey. 



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VARIEGATED (dark) 

GREEN AND PURPLE 

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PLATE XV 

MOTTLED PURPLE 



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DUOTONE RED 

(PLATE NO. XVII) 



This is an entirely new type of Colored Slate as the beds from which it is 
obtained are of recent development. The dark markings give it distinaion and the 
same general appearance as the old English red tiles- it is especially valuable in period 
reproduction as the markings subdue the general tone and present the necessary 
harmony between the structure and the roof 



VARIEGATED GREEN AND PURPLE 

(PLATE NO. XVIII) 

This is the lighter shade of this remarkable Slate as referred to on page 20 in 
connection with plate No. XV. 

It IS used extensively in mixture as the Purple portion of the Slate is not of 
sufficient strength for an individual effect as the Green remains dominant. Combined 
with Clear Purple it has great value which is again improved by the inclusion of a 
minor percentage of Dark Grey. 



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PLATE XVII 

DUOTONE RED 



PLATE XVI 

VARIEGATED (light) 

GREEN AND PURPLE 

(see also plate XV) 



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"OLD" RED 

PLATE XIX 



A rich Dark Red Slate containing dark markings— the rough texture gives it 
exceptional value for heavy architectural effects for which it is exclusively used. For 
Ecclesiastical edifices and reproductions of Medieval Architecture it presents a dignity 
and color value that is unobtainable in any other type of material. 



DARK MOTTLED PURPLE 
CLEAR PURPLE 



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A deep rich Purple m which slight markmgs of Green appear, and one of the 
few Purple Slates that retain their original color. For this reason it is exceptionally 
valuable m mixture. 

Certam beds of ihis Slate are entirely Clear Purple and show no Green 
markings it makes one of the most beautiful roofs imaginable and very dignified 
m appearance. A number o\ roofs that have been laid over thirty years prove that 
the color is positively L^nfading. 



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OLD RED 



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DARK GREY 

CLEAR 
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DARK GREY 

MOTTLED 
(PLATE NO. XXII) 



Thi^ IS an entirely new and exclusive production from one of the Vermont 
quarries operated by the Vendor Slate Co. and is not obtainable from any other 
quarry. It is unfadmg in color, and considerably lighter in tone than the Blue- 
Grey Slates of Pennsylvania, whilst the quality and texture is excellent; Dark Grey makes 
a beautiful roof where more colorful effects are neither appropriate nor sought for. 

The Mottled Slate as shown on Plate XXII is from a well defined bed in the 
same quarry the basic color is the same but the mottlings are present and as the 
production is limited in quantity, it is not offered for use except m mixture for which 
it IS espeaally useful. 

Dark Grey m combination with Clear Purple provides an excellent mixture 
where an underlying tone of dark value is preferable to a singleness of color. 



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DARK GREY-(CLEAR) 



PLATE XXII 

DARK GREY (mottled) 



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MOTTLED GREY 

(PLATE NO XXIIIi 

A greenish Grey Slate of excellent quality and good texture with streaks or 
mottlings of darker grey. This interesting Slate is especially adaptable and is recom- 
mended for use in connection with the Colonial type of architecture and for this reason 
is often referred to as "Colonial Grey" - properly classified as of an unfading color. 
Mottled Grey is also of great value in combination with Purples and Weariicring 
Greens for nioA u Kin- mixed color effects arc desired. 



CLEAR RFI^ 

(PLATE 

A slate of unusual excellence of color, cleavage and strengtli. and positively 
unfadmg ,n faa the color continually improves by exposure on the roof This is -, 
remarkable sUte m every respect and makes an .deal roof where a sharp conrrist 
between the color of the structural matenal and the roof ,s desirable this is especially 
the case m Stucco construaion where a combmat.on of Red Slate with the Stucco 
finish creates a very striking and yet harmonious efFea. 



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CLEAR RED 



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WEATHERING GREEN 
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WEATHERING GREEN 
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GARDEN 
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PORCH 
FLOORING 



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"METTOWEE STONE" is the ideal material for Terrace or Porch Flooring, Garden 
Walks, Sun Parlors, Conservatories and various other outdoor and interior pavements. 

It is supplied in irregular shapes and random sizes as well as in rectangular shapes of 
varied lengths and widths, in rough cleft or rubbed surface. 

The range of colors obtainable are numerous and varied and when carefully selected and 
blended the result is wonderfully effective. Whilst almost any individual color or combination 
of colors, including Greens, Mottled Greys and Variegated Purples are highly satisfactory, an 
unusually colorful and strikingly beautiful floor is produced by the use of "Mettowee Red''. 
The basic color of this slate is a rich dark red, but the variegated markings give it a character 
and individuality that cannot be duplicated in any other material. "Mertowee Red" is an exclusive 
"Vendor" production and not obtainable elsewhere. 

Slate Flagging is usually trimmed and fitted at the point where it is to be used, but in 
many instances this is inconvenient. On request we will quote a price for Slate Flagging in 
either Recungular or Irregular shapes fitted to space shown on any plan submitted and with any 
orders of this character we furnish setting plan giving position of each piece shipped. 

SLATH STEPS, RISERS, COPING, BASE AND BORDERS 
ROUGH CLEFT OR RUBBED SURFACE 

Wc have exceptional mUlmg facilities for the production of this class of material and on 
receipt of either plans, or dimensions, we will be pleased to submit estimates of cost. 



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EXAMPLE OF SLATE FLOORINGS AlV ED EDGES 



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TERRACE llALK IN RANDOM RECTANGULAR SHAPES 



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TERRACE WALK IN ROUGH IRREGULAR SHAPES 



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GARDEN WALKS IN VARIED COLORS AND SHAPES- MAINLY RECTANGULAR 



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The following Graduated Architectural Slate Roofs along with hundreds of others 
have recently been supplied by the Vendor Slate Company 



Colorado Springs Day Nursery 

Oak Haven Home 

Eastern Star Home 

Dauphin County Memorial 

Chappaqua Church 

Dennison Univ. Chapel 

First M. E. Church 

Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church 

Glendale Church 

Sacred Heart Church 

Church of St. John the Baptist 

Sterlmg Memorial 

Y. M. C. A. Building 

Oakwood School 

Administration Building 

Memorial Building 

San Antonio Municipal Golf Club 

Lawyers Club and Dorm. 

Women's Club . . . . 

Cloister Inn .... 

Kislciminitas School 

Lehrgh Alumni Memorial 

Pathological Bldg, (McGill University) 

Fairwood School 

Vanness School 

Kenyon College Dormitory 

Canterbury School 

Avon College 

Sacramento Ave. School 

Southwestern University 

Hawthorne School 

Denng, J. K., Res. 

Donnan, S. B., Res. 

George, Edw. S., Res. 

Harris, Julian, Res. 

Hopper, Chas. B., Res. 

Ledyard, Hugh, Res. 



LOCATION 

Colorado Springs, Col. 
Chicago, 111. 
Arlington, Tex. 
Elizabethtown, Pa. 
Chappaqua, N. Y. 

Granville, Ohio 
Connelsville, Pa. 
Washington, D. C. 

Los Angeles, Cal. 

Raleigh, N. C. 

Dunwoodie, N, Y. 

Strafford, Conn. 

Westport, Conn. . 

Dayton, Ohio . 

Los Angeles, Cal. 

Lithopolis, Ohio 

San Antonio, Tex. 

Ann Harbor, Mich. 

New Rochelle, N. Y. . 

Princeton, N. J. 

Saltsburg, Pa. 

Bethlehem, Pa. 

Montreal, Can. 

Columbus, Ohio 

Los Angeles, Cal. 

Gemibier, Ohio 

New Milford, Conn. 
Farmington, Conn. 
Chicago, 111. 
Memphis, Tenn, 
Bloomington, 111. 
Lake Forrest, El. 
Washington, Pa. 
Detroit, Mich. . 
Detroit, Mich. 
Beverly Hills, Cal. . 
Grosse Pt., Detroit, Mich. 



ARCHITECT 

Wm. Stickney 
Chas, Faulkner 
Ralph Cameron 
Edgar A. Wighrman 
Raphael Hume 
Arnold Brunner 
Geo. Eckies Co. 
Francis I. Nelson 
. Robt. H. Orr 
O. J. Irwin 
R. H. Almiroty 
Stein SC Holden 
. Wm. B. Tubby 
Schenck 6C Williams 
Chas. Tyson 
Ray Sims 
Ralph Cameron 
York & Sawyer 
Starrett Qc VanVleck 
Lewis Bowman 
Lawrie Green 
Visscher Qc Burley 
Nobbs & Hyde 
Howard CKvight Smith 
E. B. Rust 
Abram Garfield 
Raphael Hume 
Theodate Pope 
John C. Christenson 
Charles Hibbs 
Arthur V. Pillsbury 
Sydney Lovell 
T. E. Billquist 
Geo. M. Mason dC Co. 
Stratton Qc Snyder 
Arthur Kelley 
Brown dC Demck 



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SPECIFICATIONS 

FOR GRADUATED ARCHITECTURAL SLATE ROOFS 



1 PREPARATION OF ROOF— Before starting work, the roofer shall examine all roof 
surfaces and report for correction, all defects likely to interfere with his work or guarantee. 

2 Carpenter Contractor shall provide in place at all eaves a beveled cant strip of proper 
thickness for the slate. 

3 PAPER — Cover all roof surfaces intended for receiving slate with 40-lb. (Steep pitches 30-lb-) 
asphalt impregnated roofing felt of approved brand. The felt shall be well lapped, laid to shed 
water and in undamaged condition when the slate is applied. 

4 NAILS — Each slate shall be secured with at least two (2) copper or yellow metal slaters' 
nails of length in every instance to penetrate the roof boarding one (i) inch. 

5 Nails securing slate must in no instance be driven through flashings. 

6 CEMENT — Within 1 ft. of dormers, vertical walls, valleys, ndges, hips and similar places, slate 
shall be laid in an approved brand of elastic cement approximating the general color value of slate. 

7 SLATE Cover all properly felted roof surfaces so mtended with Mettowee Stone roofmg slate 
supplied by the Vendor Slate Company, Easton, Pa., with their certificates as to kmd and quality. 

8 Thickness, graduation and character of laying shall be as per layout prepared by the Vendor 
Slate Company under the Architect's direction. 



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SPECIFICATIONS- (Continued) 

well LT^^A ""^ ^"-^"^^ k"^' t'''t^^\ ^' '^'^ '" ' P^°P" -athertight manner, with jo.nts 
well broken and preserving a head lap of at least 3 in. under second course above in all instances. 

10 OPEN VALLEYS-All open valleys shall be of i6-oz. soft roUed copper of suffic.ent 
width to extend 8 in. under the slate each side (for steep pitches 6 in. is sufficient.) 

11 CLOSED VALLEYS All closed valleys shall be properly slip slashed under each 
course or slate. 

12 Each flashing shall be of sufficient size to lap 2 in. under the flashing next above and 
extend 8 in. under slate each side. 

Is wT^^"^"^ ^'^^ ^^^^ ^^ ""^"^^ ^'^^^ "^'^ ^'^"'^''^ ^"'^ ^^^^^ necessary with slip flashings 

14 RIDGES— Make all ndges tight, using cement. Ridges shall be plain type as directed 
(or Boston ridges and hips, or metal as below). 

15 RIDGE ROLLS^(Metal)^Form 16-02. copper or 4 lb. sheet lead to detail and secure to 

all ridges (and hips). 

16 CLEANING UP AND GUARANTEE The contractor shaU guarantee his work for 
a peiiod of two years from acceptance of his work, replacing or repairing any broken slates or 
any leaks until the end of the guarantee period. 

NOTE -We tisue specifications of commercial thickness Slate and service sheets, showing methods of 
application on both Sloping and Flat Surfaces ^please ^rite for them. 



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